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NSW helicopter pilot dies after crash

A pilot who crashed his helicopter while spraying crops on a southern NSW sheep station has died.

The helicopter crashed on Friday after hitting power lines on a property on Carrathool Road, Conargo.

The pilot, a 34-year-old man from Griffith, was briefly trapped inside the helicopter while crews worked to clear the power lines.

The pilot was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being flown to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a critical condition. He died on Monday morning.

The crash site is under the control of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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